Hospital Episcopal San Lucas

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The Emergency Medicine Residency Program at CMESL initiated on July 1, 2008. The program has a highly qualified and dedicated faculty who are all Board Certified in their specialty and have extensive experience in their field and in graduate medical education.

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  • Department Chair: Carlos Garcia Gubern, MD, FACEP
  • Program Director: Carlos Garcia Gubern, MD, FACEP
  • Assistant Program Director: Carene Oliveras, MD, FACEP
  • Associate Program Director: Lissandra Colon, MD, FACEP
  • Research Director: Carlos Garcia Gubern, MD, FACEP

Training Locations

Primary Hospital

Centro Medico Episcopal San Lucas (CMESL)

CMESL is the institution in charge of providing secondary and tertiary health care services to a large population that includes the city of Ponce, as well as other municipalities of the South and Western regions of Puerto Rico. The hospital is a 427 bed facility with state of the art technology that provides graduate medical training to over 90 physicians as well as a large group of medical students from our affiliate, Ponce Health Sciences University.

Secondary Hospital

Administracion de Servicios Medicos de Puerto Rico (ASEM)


The length of training is three (3) years and the number of authorized positions per year are seven (7).


  • 4 blocks Emergency Medicine (CMESL)
  • 1 block Trauma (ASEM)
  • 1 block Pediatric EM (CMESL)
  • 1 block Emergency Ultrasound
  • 1 block Anesthesia
  • 1 block Cardiology (CCU, Catheterization Lab, Echocardiography)
  • 1 block Obstetrics
  • 1 block Orthopedics
  • 1 block PICU
  • 1 block Vacation


  • 6 blocks Emergency Medicine (CMESL)
  • 2 blocks Trauma (ASES)
  • 1.5 blocks Pediatric EM (CMESL)
  • 0.5 block EMS
  • 1 block MICU
  • 1 block SICU
  • 1 block Vacation


  • 8 blocks Emergency Medicine (CMESL)
  • 1 block Pediatric EM (CMESL)
  • 1 block TICU (ASEM)
  • 1 block Emergency Ultrasound
  • 1 block Elective
  • 1 block Vacation


  • Emergency Ultrasound
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • EMS
  • Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Research



Contact Information

Program Coordinator: Evelyn Rodriguez
Phone: (787) 844-2080, Ext 1613
Address: 917 Avenida Tito Castro Ponce, PR 00733

External Links

Centro Médico Episcopal San Lucas Ponce:

Ponce Health Sciences University:


See Also